Charity Navigator Awards AW Sixth Consecutive 4-Star Rating

posted November 2, 2015
by Mark Singleton

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American Whitewater has received a 6th 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most utilized independent evaluator of charities.
 
November 1, 2015, Charity NavigatorAmerica's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities, announced that American Whitewater has earned its sixth consecutive 4-star rating. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that American Whitewater adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. The letter from Charity Navigator informing American Whitewater that it was awarded a sixth 4-star rating from Charity Navigator is available here. An excerpt of that letter reads:
 
Based on the most recent information available, we have issued a new rating for your organization. We are proud to announce American Whitewater has earned our sixth consecutive 4-star rating. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Only 3% of the charities we rate have received at least 6 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that American Whitewater outperforms most other charities in America. This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates American Whitewater from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.
 
Charity Navigator rates national nonprofits and works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of charities. Ratings reflect the organizational efficiency and organizational capacity examining financial records to evaluate the balance and growth of such things as administrative expenses, fundraising expenses and efficiency, primary revenue growth, program expense growth and working capital ratio.
 
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